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append

[ uh-pend ]
/ əˈpɛnd /
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verb (used with object)

to add as a supplement, accessory, or appendix; subjoin: to append a note to a letter.
to attach or suspend as a pendant.
to sign a document with; affix: to append one's signature to a will.

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Origin of append

1640–50; <Latin appendere, equivalent to ap-ap-1 + -pendere to hang (transitive)

OTHER WORDS FROM append

mis·ap·pend·ed, adjectiveun·ap·pend·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for append

append
/ (əˈpɛnd) /

verb (tr)

to add as a supplementto append a footnote
to attach; hang on

Word Origin for append

C15: from Late Latin appendere to hang (something) from, from Latin pendere to hang
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